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Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2016
Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.
Wednesday Walkers (Every Wednesday)
STEP ONE: This program takes place every Wednesday at 8:30am. Participants will meet at the Senior Center and then walk either a 30-minute or 1 hour loop throughout Central Park.
STEP TWO: This program is FREE! But to join you’ll still need to sign-up at the front desk or online at HBSANDS.org. Activity number 450893-5A
STEP THREE: Show up each Wednesday morning starting September 14th wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Let’s get healthy together!
A BRAND NEW WALKING CLUB LED BY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS! FREE!
Tall Ships & Sandcastles Festival of Sail, Cabrillo Monument & Sand Castle Competition (Friday, September 1, 2017)
Your voyage of discovery begins at the San Diego Cabrillo National Monument on the Point Loma Peninsula. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the visitor center, WWII artillery batteries and the old Point Loma Lighthouse with beautiful views of the San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline. In the afternoon its off to the San Diego Embarcadero to view the Tall Ship festival hosted by the San Diego Maritime Museum and the US Sand Castle Challenge competition. A highlight of the festival is the Tall Ship Parade, a majestic flotilla of tall ships will sail past the Embarcadero and dock at the maritime museum and allow visitors to tour their decks. Enjoy approximately 4 hours at the events with included admission to both festivals. Lunch will be on your own at any of the festival’s many food booth choices.
Member price $65 Non-Member $75. Depart 8:30am. Return 6:30pm.
Seaglass By the Seashore Point Fermin Lighthouse & Wayfarers Chapel w/Included Lunch (Tuesday, September 19, 2017)
Escape to the coast and discover the sights. Begin the day in San Pedro with a guided tour of the Victorian style Point Fermin Lighthouse. It is one of the oldest lighthouses in CA. After your included boxed lunch, head north to the Wayfarers Chapel “The Glass Church” and then off to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
Member Price $65. Non-Member Price $75. Depart 8:30a.m. Return 5:30p.m.
LAs Hidden Gardens w/Step On Guide Curt Lunch at the Police Academy (Tuesday, October 3, 2017)
Discover a number of hidden gardens in and around LA. Begin your tour at Arlington Garden, Pasadena's public garden, owned by Cal Trans. Continue to the LA Police Academy to explore the charming rock garden with babbling brooks. Enjoy an included lunch at the kitschy 1950’s diner style Police Academy Café where you can dine with real cops. Next visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and see the hidden Olive Garden lovingly known as the “Children’s Garden”. Next visit the Blue Ribbon Gardens a hidden gem at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Finish the day with visits to a garden at Bunjer Hill and the James Irvine Japanese Garden.
Member Price $85. Non-Member Price $95. Depart 8a.m. Return 6p.m.
Malibu Wine Safari w/Malibu Country Mart (Thursday, October 19, 2017)
Begin your day with time at leisure for lunch and shopping on your own at the Malibu Country Mart. After lunch explore the 1,000 acre Saddleback Ranch and Vineyard nestled in the scenic hills of Malibu. Begin the trip with a 90 minute animal and wine tasting tour. There will be several stops along the way to taste wines and meet exotic animals who have retired from the movie industry. All the wines you will try are sourced from local vineyards in the Santa Monica mountains. At each stop there will be opportunities to get up close and personal with the animals if you wish. For those who do not drink wine lemonade can be provided if noted when reserving the trip.
Member Price $109. Non-Member Price $119. Depart 9:15a.m. Return 6:15p.m.
7th Annual Senior Surf Invitational (Saturday, October 21, 2017)
The Huntington Beach Council on Aging Presents: The 7th Annual Senior Surf Invitational on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 on the South Side of the Huntington Beach Pier. Registration begins Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. More details to come. Thank you to our sponsors: HBCOA, Memorial Care Medical Group and Huntington Surf & Sport.